Jane Wyman

Born:  January 5, 1917, St. Joseph, Missouri

Died:  September 10, 2007, Palm Springs, California


1932:  The Kid From Spain

1933:  Elmer The Great, Gold Diggers of 1933

1934:  Harold Teen, College Rhythm

1935:  Rumba, All The King’s Horses, George White’s 1935 Scandals, Stolen Harmony, Broadway Hostess

1936:  King of Burlesque, Freshman Love, Anything Goes, Bengal Tiger, My Man Godfrey, Stage Struck, Cain and Mabel, Here Comes Carter, Polo Joe, Gold Diggers of 1937

1937:  Smart Blonde, Ready Willing and Able, The King and the Chorus Girl, Slim, The Singing Marine, Public Wedding, Mr. Dodd Takes The Air, Over The Goal

1938:  The Spy Ring, He Couldn’t Say No, Fools For Scandal, Wide Open Faces, The Crowd Roars, Brother Rat

1939:  Tail Spin, The Kid From Kokomo, Torchy Blane Playing With Dynamite, Kid Nightingale, Private Detective

1940:  Brother Rat and a Baby, An Angel From Texas, Flight Angels, Gambling On The High Seas, My Love Came Back, Tugboat Annie Sails Again

1941:  Honeymoon For Three, Bad Men Of Missouri, The Body Disappears, You’re In The Army Now

1942:  Larceny Inc., My Favourite Spy, Footlight Serenade

1943:  Princess O’Rourke

1944:  Make Your Own Bed, The Doughgirls, Crime By Night, Hollywood Canteen

1945:  The Lost Weekend

1946:  One More Tomorrow, Night and Day, The Yearling

1947:  Cheyenne, Magic Town

1948:  Johnny Belinda

1949:  A Kiss In The Dark, It’s A Great Feeling, The Lady Takes A Sailor

1950:  Stage Fright, The Glass Menagerie

1951:  Three Guys Named Mike, Here Comes The Groom, The Blue Veil, Starlift

1952:  The Story of Will Rogers, Just For You

1953:  Let’s Do It Again, So Big

1954:  Magnificent Obsession

1955:  All That Heaven Allows, Lucy Gallant

1956:  Miracle In The Rain

1959:  Holiday For Lovers

1960:  Pollyanna

1962:  Bon Voyage!

1969:  How To Commit Marriage


Academy Award:  Best Actress, Johnny Belinda (1948)
Nominations:  Best Actress, The Yearling (1946); The Blue Veil (1951); Magnificent Obsession (1954)

Golden Globe Awards:  Best Actress, Johnny Belinda (1948); World Film Favourite-Female (1950); Best Actress-Drama, The Blue Veil (1951); Best Actress-Drama, Falcon Crest (1983)
Nomination:  Best Actress-Drama, Falcon Crest (1982)


Photo by Kate Gabrielle